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Ford Foundation Fellowships Scholar Award List - 2013

The following 120 outstanding scholars have been awarded fellowships
in the 2013 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition administered by the National Research Council of the National Academies. The programs seek to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

  Applicant Name Institution Name Field of Study
Predoctoral Competition - 60 individuals
Adjepong, Lady Anima Univ of Texas-Austin Sociology
Aguilar, Angela Raquel Univ of California-Berkeley Ethnic Studies
Ajala, Olutobi Johns Hopkins Univ Molecular Biology
Arroyo, John C Massachusetts Institute of Technology Urban and Regional Planning
Arvayo, Alberto Leyva Stanford Univ Mechanical Engineering
Bautista-Chavez, Angie Maritza Harvard Univ Political Science
Berona, Johnny Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor Clinical Psychology
Bevel, Felicia Janine Brown Univ American Studies
Bongers, Jacob Lewis Univ of California-Los Angeles Archaeology
Cisneros, Miguel Univ of Texas-Austin Geochemistry
Darby, Patrice Simone Harvard Univ Virology
Davis, Jalondra A. Univ of California-Riverside Black/African American Studies
Day, Faithe Univ of Southern California Media Study
Driggers, Kristopher Tyler Univ of Chicago Art History
Eason, Arianne E Univ of Washington Social Psychology
Gomez, Eric Jordan Rice Univ Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Goo, Marisa Univ of California San Diego Biology
Guise, Holly Yale Univ Native American History
Hernandez, Fidel Stanford Univ Mechanical Engineering
Holt, Kevin Christopher Columbia Univ Ethnomusicology
Jasso, Guadalupe Jannet Harvard Univ Immunology
Jauregui, Christian T Massachusetts Institute of Technology Economics
Jemison, Michael L Univ of California-Berkeley Topology
Jernigan, Kasey Aliene Univ of Massachusetts Amherst Anthropology
Johnson, Kaja Univ of California-Berkeley Clinical Psychology
Kamelamela, Katie Univ of Hawaii at Manoa Ecology
Kocieda, Sylvia Univ of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Philosophy
Lampi, Marsha Christine Cornell Univ Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Luchetti, Giovanni Stanford Univ Biochemistry
Macias Munoz, Aide Univ of California-Irvine Evolutionary Biology
Mahadeo, Rahsaan Univ of Minnesota-Twin Cities Sociology
Malaga, Karlo Adrian Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Manzo, Vida Magarita Northwestern Univ Psychology
Marcus, Guy Geyer Univ of Pennsylvania Theoretical Physics
Martin, Rey William Northwestern Univ Chemical Engineering
Mata, Shylene Michigan State Univ Fish and Wildlife
Monica, Stefanie Dolores Univ of California-Berkeley Developmental Biology
Onyeador, Ivuoma Ngozi Univ of California-Los Angeles Social Psychology
Ornelas, Alexandra Univ of California-Santa Barbara Ethnic Studies
Orozco, Jessica Mae Claremont Graduate Univ Botany
Ortiz, Irma Univ of California-Riverside Botany
Ortiz-Hernandez, Samia George Washington Univ Clinical Psychology
Peralto, Leon Jackson No'eau Univ of Hawaii at Manoa Other Specialty Field
Perez, Hector Eduardo Univ of California-Berkeley Systems Engineering
Reed, Nia Georgia State Univ Social Science
Roberts, Steven Othello Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor Developmental Psychology
Rodriguez, Marcus Duke Univ Clinical Psychology
Santana, Michael Univ of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign Mathematics
Serrato, Claudia Univ of Washington Anthropology
Spears, Asya Jewel Univ of California-Los Angeles Biostatistics
Stickel, Ariana Univ of Arizona Clinical Psychology
Tanner, Jessie Caitlin Univ of Minnesota-Twin Cities Animal Behavior
Treviño, Jason Benjamín Univ of California-Berkeley English Literature
Trope, Megan Oklahoma State Univ Genetics
Vega, Irene Isela Univ of California-Los Angeles Sociology
Waters, Brandi M Yale Univ Latin American History
Williams, Alexia Victoria Yale Univ American Studies
Wilson, Brian Kevin Univ of California-Berkeley Chemical Engineering
Wright, Willie Univ of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Geography
Yemane, Yonas Tedla Stanford Univ Mechanical Engineering
Dissertation Competition - 36 individuals
Alvarado, Louis Calistro Univ of New Mexico Anthropology
Cornejo, Kency Duke Univ Art History
Enriquez, Laura Elise Univ of California-Los Angeles Sociology
Erving, Christy LaShaun Indiana Univ-Bloomington Sociology
Ficek, Rosa Elena Univ of California-Santa Cruz Cultural Anthropology
Figueroa, Michael Andrew Univ of Chicago Ethnomusicology
Fuller, Sharon Y. Univ of California-Berkeley Social Science
Gaither, Sarah Elizabeth Tufts Univ Social Psychology
Garcia, San Juanita Edilia Texas A&M Univ Sociology
Green, Delbert Andre Harvard Univ Evolutionary Biology
Green, Kai Marshall Univ of Southern California Black/African American Studies
Huerta, Monica Univ of California-Berkeley American Studies
Hull, Charles L. H. Univ of California-Berkeley Astronomy
Logan, Tanya Camela Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor French Literature
Martinez, William DePaul Univ Clinical Psychology
Mendoza, Mary Elizabeth Univ of California-Davis History
Meza-Lopez, Maria Magdalena Rice Univ Ecology
Miller, Conrad Massachusetts Institute of Technology Economics
Morales-Franceschini, Eric Univ of California-Berkeley Interdisciplinary Literature
Perez, Arnulfo Indiana Univ-Bloomington Mathematics and Education
Phillips, Anne Marie Duke Univ History
Quizar, Jessica Univ of Southern California Ethnic Studies
Raudzens Bailey, Adriana Univ of Colorado Boulder Atmospheric Sciences
Rocha, Janet Univ of California-Los Angeles Education Research
Rodriguez-Abudo, Sylvia Univ of New Hampshire Ocean Engineering
Romo, David Arturo Univ of Texas-El Paso History
Seligmann, Katerina Gonzalez Brown Univ Caribbean Literature
Shange, Savannah Univ of Pennsylvania Ethnic Studies
Shih, Elena Univ of California-Los Angeles Women's Studies
Smith, Shively TeNille Jackson Emory Univ Theology
Strong, Krystal Sharice Univ of California-Berkeley Cultural Anthropology
Towler, Christopher Univ of Washington Political Science
Vazquez, Eric Adrian Carnegie Mellon Univ American Studies
Webb-Binder, Bernida Anne Cornell Univ Art History
Wells, Alexis Sybil Emory Univ Religious Studies
Wells, Brandy T. Ohio State Univ African-American History
Postdoctoral Competition - 24 individuals
Alcazar, Rosa Maria Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Embryology Bioinformatics
Bell, Muyinatu A. Lediju Johns Hopkins Univ School of Medicine Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Byrne, Leah Univ of Pennsylvania-Branch Unknown Neurosciences
Carroll, Clint Univ of Texas-Austin American Indian Studies
Connor, Kwasi Univ of California-Irvine Marine Biology
Cox, Aimee Meredith New York Univ Anthropology
Fujii, Lee Ann Rutgers Univ Political Science
Garcia, David G. Univ of Colorado Boulder Chicano History
Garcia, David M. Stanford Univ-School of Medicine Biology
Hidalgo, Jacqueline Univ of California-Los Angeles Chicano Studies
Hobbs, Allyson Vanessa Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor African-American History
Howard, Tiffiany O Univ of California-Los Angeles Political Science
Jayakumar, Uma Madhure Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor Social Science
Kim, Eun-Hae Univ of Arizona Environmental Sciences, Biology-based
Marasigan, Cynthia George Mason Univ American History
McDougall, Brandy Nalani Univ of Hawaii at Manoa Literature
Negrón, Rosalyn Columbia Univ-Teachers Col Education Research
Patino, Jimmy Charles Univ of California-Santa Barbara Chicano History
Rodenas-Ruano, Alma Yeshiva Univ Albert Einstein Col of Medicine Neurosciences
Terriquez, Veronica Univ of California-Berkeley Sociology and Education
Teves, Stephanie Nohelani Univ of California-Berkeley Cultural Studies
Whitfield, James Daniel Vienna Univ Interdisciplinary Physics
Williamson, Terrion LaShon Michigan State Univ Cultural Studies
Wright, Nazera Sadiq American Antiquarian Society African-American Literature
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